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The Sleeping Beauty - 9 December 1961 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Margot Fonteyn
Prince Florimund David Blair
The Fairy of the Lilac Deanne Bergsma
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
the Wicked Fairy
Ray Powell
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Georgina Parkinson
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Christine Beckley
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Audrey Farriss
Her Cavalier Christopher Newton
The Fairy of the Song Birds Annette Page
Her Cavalier Bryan Lawrence
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Pamela Moncur
Her Cavalier Austin Bennett
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Keith Rosson
Maid of Honour Ann Howard
Maid of Honour Mavis Osborn
Maid of Honour Julie Wood
Maid of Honour Maureen Maitland
Maid of Honour Margaret Lyons
Maid of Honour Jacqueline Haslam
Maid of Honour Virginia Wakelyn
Maid of Honour Susan Carlton
The First Prince Donald MacLeary
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Keith Rosson
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Pamela Moncur
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Princess Aurora's Friend Audrey Farriss
Princess Aurora's Friend Jacqueline Haslam
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Wood
The Countess Christine Beckley
the Prince's Tutor
Franklin White
Duchess Monica Mason
Duchess Audrey Henderson
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Duke Keith Rosson
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Glynis Ellams
Marchioness Heather Clipperton
Marchioness Christine Anthony
Marquess Petrus Bosman
Marquess Kenneth Barlow
Marquess David Jones
Marquess Anthony Dowell
Fairy Tales
Bluebeard Bryan Lawrence
His Wife Audrey Henderson
His Wife Julie Wood
Goldilocks Monica Mason
Her Prince Christopher Newton
Beauty Vyvyan Lorrayne
The Beast Keith Martin
Florestan Keith Rosson
Florestan's Sister Georgina Parkinson
Florestan's Sister Christine Beckley
Puss-in-Boots Douglas Steuart
The White Cat Audrey Farriss
The Blue Bird Annette Page
The Blue Bird Brian Shaw
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Margot Fonteyn
Pas de Deux David Blair
Variation David Blair
Variation Margot Fonteyn
one of The Three Ivans
Alexander Grant
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Finale The Full Company
Nymphs, Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, Heralds, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 December 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)